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Sharing By The Shore - Traverse City, Michigan

You know you’ve attended a successful blogger retreat when you come home feeling refreshed and inspired. A few days with friends that you normally don’t have the opportunity to see if maybe once a year (or finally meeting for the first time!) is priceless. Throw some good food, wine and conversation in the mix – not to mention a beautiful location – you’ve got yourself the perfect weekend.

Sharing By The Shore - Traverse City, Michigan

(the moment I felt like I was cheating on the Atlantic Ocean with Lake Michigan)

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5 Healthy Slow Cooker Meals for Summer

Pesto Chicken Melts

I don’t know about you, but I tend to use my slow cooker just as much, if not more, in the summer as in the fall and winter. It’s just the biggest time saver and when you are busy...

Smothered Grilled Pork Chops - Bush's Grillin' Beans help pull together this flavor yet simple and hearty meal. Your family will love it!

This post is sponsored by Bush’s Beans. If you like pork chops and barbecue then I am pretty certain you are going to love these Smothered Grilled Pork Chops today. I don’t cook pork chops often, but recently I...

Summer Reading on AggiesKitchen.com

I have so many books to share with you today! I have been on a roll with my summer reading list. This summer we’ve been hitting the library almost weekly and my stack is packed with books I’ve found...

Chicken and Summer Squash Fajitas with Black Beans

Chicken and Summer Squash Fajitas

I’m all about easy dinners right now. Ok, let’s be real, I’m always about easy dinners. Summer is so hit or miss with dinner, meaning…most days we are running around doing fun summer stuff or even just being lazy...

Roasted Red Peppers with Pesto and Goat Cheese

Roasted Red Peppers with Pesto and Goat Cheese

You know I’ve been to Costco when you start to see recipes with pesto and goat cheese popping up frequently on the blog. I can’t help it. There are a few staples from Costco that I can’t be without...

5 Healthy Dinner Salads for Summer

Greek Village Salad

I don’t know about you, but lately, it has been way too hot to cook by the time dinnertime rolls around. I’m craving cold food – food that is light, crunchy and COLD (aka SALAD). Ironically, I’ve been in...

Toasted Almond Herbed Brown Rice

Toasted Almond Herbed Brown Rice | Aggie's Kitchen #ThinkFisher

This Toasted Almond Herbed Brown Rice recipe was created in partnership with Fisher Nuts. I don’t know about you but I have herbs growing like crazy right now. I finally found the sweet spot around my home as far...

5 Healthy Homemade Salad Dressings

Creamy Avocado Dressing

If you looked inside my refrigerator, you would find a small section of salad dressing bottles that are a third to half empty. I have a salad dressing buying problem. I buy them thinking it will make my salad...

Steak Spinach Salad with Grilled Peaches and Red Onion

Steak Spinach Salad with Grilled Peaches and Red Onion

The best part of grilling up a nice flank steak, like the one I grilled up a couple of weeks ago, is the leftovers. Throw a few thin slices on a salad like this Steak Spinach Salad with Grilled...

Grilled Broccoli and Vidalia Onion with Pine Nuts and Fresh Parmesan Cheese

When I said I was ready to start using my grill again, I wasn’t kidding. All I can think of lately are new recipes to make specifically for grilling – anything to change things up and get me out of...